Photo: Purakaunui Falls Otago

The Purakaunui Falls are three different levels of waterfalls in Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.

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Purakaunui Falls Otago
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Nothing is more beautiful and peaceful than watching the Purakaunui Falls in Otago, New Zealand cascading down tiers of rock formations. These falls are located in a isolated area surrounded by lush greenery along the Southern Scenic Route of Catlin's Highway in Otago, New Zealand.The tiers of the Purakaunui Falls flow down three different levels and fall a total of sixty-six feet. Depending on the time of year and the weather conditions in Otago, New Zealand, the Purakaunui Falls may be rushing down the rock ledges or simply producing a steady even flow. When the weather is a little drier, the falls produce a much more creative and tranquil image that makes the area more scenic.Purakaunui Falls in Otago, New Zealand can be reached on a ten minute walk through a groomed trail and is a popular tourist stop to take some stunning pictures. Around the parking lot there are picnic tables to enjoy a peaceful lunch amongst the towering forest.Purakaunui Falls, along the Southern Scenic Route, Catlin's Highway, Otago, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand. An easy 10 minute walk from carpark.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/11.0, exposure time of 1/6 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 60mm.

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